Articles tagged glenn close

HBO’s ‘Casting By’ Highlights Film’s Creative Rapports

"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."

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Damages: The Complete Third Season

Damages main dramatic elements still work grandly, but its too-many subplots -- some of them utterly pointless -- weigh this season down considerably.

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Got a Bad Case of the Second Season Itch? The Cure: Kill All TV Shows Before they Make Season Three

TV is better than film. The best scripts, the best acting, and the best directing are deserting the multi-plexes for the freedom of the small screen. But all TV series should die by the end of their second season.

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26 Feb 2010 // 2:55 AM

I love Damages. I do. But I can’t help but feel that their trailers are… lacking. Tate Donovan’s, “Another 15 minutes and you would

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9 Sep 2009 // 9:00 PM


Stunning aerial photography illustrates the astonishing variety of natural landscapes all over the planet.

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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Glenn Close and William Hurt team up for a second season of ‘Damages’

“Damages” may be responsible for more cases of whiplash than a demolition derby. It’s been more than 14 months since the last jaw-dropping episode of

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When you consider her impressive resume, it’s hard to believe that actress Glenn Close was inordinately shy as a kid. She’s still battling

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Damages: The Complete First Season

A superbly acted, complex serial story, this show is well-suited to the DVD medium as it can followed at your own pace without fear of missing some of the story.

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21 Aug 2007 // 2:19 AM

Ted Danson relishes playing the bad guy for a change

Ted Danson knows that Glenn Close scares people. “C’mon, she’s evil!” Danson said jokingly of the actress, who stars in FX’s “Damages” (10

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6 Aug 2007 // 2:10 AM

40something (and up) women are taking over cable TV

Holly Hunter told a story recently about secretly convening seven years ago with other top actresses, including Kyra Sedgwick and Mary-Louise Parker, who hatched a

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24 Jul 2007 // 3:29 AM


The new FX legal thriller offers images that stand out for their precise pacing, deep-saturated colors, and gorgeous design as much as for their storytelling.

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23 Jul 2007 // 4:07 AM

Glenn Close calls the shots on her new series

"Subliminally, people still think women in power are considered aberrant," Close says. "It's been that way for centuries. I want Patty to be a good leader. I don't want her to lead by fear or screaming."

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17 May 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Natural (1984)

What could have been a magnificent comment on this patriotic pastime unfortunately turns in to an emotionally manipulative barrage of iconic imagery.

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Serving in Silence: Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer (2006)

A well-meaning and well-done story of one woman's crusade against an unjust practice.

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24 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Shield

The betrayals work in all directions at once.

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23 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Shield: Season 4

Most of the brilliant fourth season is focused on the interplay of Vic with the two single-season 'heavyweights', Glenn Close as Captain Monica Rawling and Anthony Anderson as local kingpin Antwon Mitchell.

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8 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Heights (2004)

Isabel dances along the edges of her life, hoping to maintain enough speed so as not to have to look at it.

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21 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Shield

Vic is the man in every way: mean, impulsive, voluble, in love with his authority but resentful too, resisting his own responsibility.

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8 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Stepford Wives (2004)

Director Frank Oz asserts, 'There is no such a thing as Stepford. Stepford is in the mind.'"

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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